Pilot Unhurt As Air Force Jet Crashes.
A Swiss Air Force Tiger F-5 jet crashed on Wednesday near Melchsee-Frutt in the central canton of Obwalden, the defence ministry said.
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According to the ministry, the area where the plane crashed was uninhabited.
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The unidentified pilot managed to save himself by ejecting from the jet before the crash.
The pilot was unhurt, the ministry said on Twitter, giving no further details.
ISWAP Fighters Arrest Shekau’s Commanders.
Fighters of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) have sustained their aggressive onslaught against Abubakar Shekau’s faction of Boko Haram terrorists, killing and arresting some of the rival sect’s commanders and terrorists, PRNigeria reports.
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They also captured some top Commanders of the Shekau faction like Mustapha Krimima Jaysh, Ba’akaka, Malkin Tijjani, Hirasama and Mallam Ballu, who refused to surrender and attempted to escape.
It was gathered that large gun trucks of terrorists were recently sighted at Marte, East of Tumour, Tumbumma and Tumbuktu Triangle in Sambisa, after a heavy gun battle of supremacy between ISWAP and Shekau’s Boko Haram fighters at Garin Malam.
Meanwhile, a series of meetings are being held in Sabeel Huda camp in the heart of Sambisa forest between ISWAP Commanders and other surrendered senior Boko Haram members.
It was gathered that the fate of the arrested Boko Haram commanders and fighters would be decided by Albarnawy’s disciplinary committee, headed by one Muhammad Malumma, ISWAP’s Chief Judge.
The ISWAP leadership has vowed to eliminate all terrorists belonging to the Shekau group, if they refuse to surrender.
Five Katsina Bandits Killed.
he police in Katsina say they have killed five bandits, arrested 16 others, recovered 69 rustled cows and drugs.
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A spokesman for the police in the state, Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Katsina.
Mr Isah said the five bandits were killed in a shootout in Kafur, Danja, Dutsinma, Safana, Batsari, and Makera in Funtua.
He added that 15 bandits were arrested during the encounter, while a 25-year-old man, Musa Shamsudin, was nabbed for going into the forest to treat “sick and wounded bandits.”
Apostle Okikijesu Releases Fresh Prophecies.
Apostle Paul Okikijesu has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari is not ruling Nigeria in fresh prophecies on the country.
The popular prophet disclosed this in the prophecies sent to Naija News on Wednesday.
According to Apostle Okikijesu said leaders of Iran, Saudi Arabia, Niger and Chad are the ones governing Nigeria.
Garba Shehu Speaks On Why Buhari Didn’t Attend Attahiru’s Burial.
Garba Shehu, a Senior Special Assistant on Media to President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why his principal did not attend the burial of late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and other military personnel killed in a plane crash.
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Buhari’s absence led to a lot of criticisms from Nigerians who condemned his decision to shun the burial.
But speaking on Arise News, Shehu on Wednesday said although he had not spoken to the President about the issue, Buhari is concerned about the safety, and wellbeing of ordinary Nigerians on the streets and doesn’t like the idea of closing the roads, security men molesting people on the road for him to have the right of way while attending the burial. He also stated that considering that it was a period of mourning, the president did not want to take away the attention.